by Stephanie Frustaci   This year's Festival del Sole in Napa Valley will be celebrated in honor of the talented Italian actress Sophia Loren. The famed movie star will be turning 80 years old in September, and so this annual festival will feature music, wine, and plenty of activities to commemorate Loren's spectacular career.   One o...

February 4, 2015/Wednesday 5:30 PM - 11:30 PMBiscuits and Blues - 401 Mason Street - San Francisco, California 94102 An explosive mixture of blues, funk and soul music in acoustic: this is the formula of the sound of Francesco Piu, Sardinian singer and guitarist born in 1981. Accompanying their voices with instruments like acoustic guita...

by Jeff Cox   Two local chefs, both headquartered in Yountville, have become brands. One, of course, is Thomas Keller of The French Laundry, Bouchon, Bouchon Bakery, and Ad Hoc in Yountville and Per Se in New York City. The other is Michael Chiarello, who has created a string of successful businesses that are synthesized in his restaurant, B...

NEW this year, A Dress code like no other.... TOGA www.ferragostosd.org Registration is Open. Reserve Your Tickets Online Now. (NOTE: Every Ferragosto SELLS OUT) WHAT is Ferragosto: A fundraiser supporting Washington Elementary School,Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic Church and the Little Italy Association. WHEN: Sat...

The Italian Government will establish a desk to promote direct investment from the US to Italy in San Francisco, at the Italian Consulate. A professional with a hands-on experience of the Silicon Valley will be selected in the coming months to strengthen the network of business relationships and accelerate the flow of information and capital to Ita...

Il progetto "Lo sviluppo tecnologico/industriale negli USA e in Italia", giunto alla terza edizione e realizzato in partnership con la NIAF (National Italian American Foundation) dal 19 al 25 agosto 2012, ha permesso a sette studenti italiani in ingegneria un soggiorno formativo incentrato su di un programma di visite alle aziende della Silicon Val...

Sono stati inaugurati ieri a Beverly Hills, in California, i lavori della 27° Conferenza organizzata da Speednews/Penton Publishing sul tema ''Commercial Aviation Suppliers''.Penton e' una storica casa editrice americana (fondata da John Penton nel 1892) che si occupa di pubblicazioni, conferenze, congressi e seminari su temi economici, manifatturi...

By Silvia Simonetti   When some people's career, and life, literally "takes off" we may think it is only a matter of fortune: they were in the right place at the right time. Nevertheless, in most cases this wouldn't be enough, as it takes talent and courage to seize opportunities. And this trio of young Italian artists called "Il Volo" defin...

A 20 anni dalla scomparsa di Federico Fellini, a 40 anni dalla realizzazione di Amarcord a 50 anni di 8 ½ e a 60 anni dalla prima de I vitelloni, l'Orchestra Italiana del Cinema in collaborazione con i migliori giovani musicisti di Los Angeles celebra il maestro indiscusso della pellicola Federico Fellini attraverso uno straordinario concerto sinfo...

In occasione della prossima missione del funzionario itienerante a Santa Barbara, il Consolato generale d'Italia a Los Angeles, insieme a Comites, Italian Cultural Heritage Foundation of Santa Barbara e Italian Book Club ha organizzato anche un seminario informativo sui servizi consolari.   Tutto si svolgerà giovedì prossimo, 12 dicembre, ne...